IGOR PLITSYN


Burlesque in one act

Text by Aleksandr Pushkin


00:22   Somewhere, in a thrice-ninth kingdom

03:35   Here’s the sage in front of Dadon

06:47   Peacefully, two years go by

10:06   Eight days pass

12:01   Troops are marching day and night

21:50   At last, on the way home



Mukhtar Melikov, baritone

Nataliya Golovnya, mezzo-soprano


Azerbaijan State Choral Cappella

Elnara Kerimova, Artistc Director


Muzaffar Agamali-zadeh, flute, piccolo

Eldar Aliev, trumpet

Tofik Aliev, timpani

David Koifman, bass guitar

Shain Mamedov, percussion

Vadim Galilov, percussion

Chichek Rzaeva, harp

Regina Papiyants, piano


Igor Plitsyn, conductor


Concert performance

May 15, 1989

Azerbaijan State Philharmonic Hall


Metric translation of the tale into English by Walter Arndt

http://www.artrusse.ca/Pushkin/tale_c...